ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Glimmer of Hope

ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY Glimmer of Hope More than any other elections in recent times in Sri Lanka the April 2 parliamentary polls revolved round the conflict in the north and east. It came at a time when the peace dialogue brokered by the Norwegian negotiators had made some progress; the ceasefire had been in place considerably longer than ever before and the LTTE had been making welcome overtures. The dismissal of the Ranil Wickremesinghe government was seen by some as stalling that movement; but by others as a necessary damage control measure aimed at protecting national and sovereign interests. The subsequent

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